A ‘HEIGHT’ Budget

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel acknowledges after presenting the budget for 2021-22.

\Total expenditure for the year 2021-22 is estimated at 97,106 crores as against the total receipts of 97,145 crores. Savings of 39 crores is estimated as a result of these financial transactions. The budget deficit of 1,916 crore is estimated at the end of year 2021-22, including anticipated deficit of 1,095 crore for year 2020-21.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel presented budget for the year 2021-22 in the assembly. The budget is slated to take the state to newer heights in every sphere, expressing the sentiments embodied in the core mantra of “Garhbo Nava Chhattisgarh“. The budget defines various dimensions of the concept of development with every letter of the word HEIGHT in English. This includes H-Holistic development, E-Education (equal opportunity for all), I-Infrastructure (supplement of development), G- Governance (sensitive and effective administration), H-Health (healthy body-greatest wealth) and T-Transformation (change: for the government & public).

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel tabling State Budget in Chhattisgarh Assembly on Monday.

This budget ensures the prosperity of farmers and economically weaker sections of the state, economic progress of villages, new dimensions of quality and progress in education, expansion of health and medical facilities, welfare of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and backward classes, holistic development of women and children, creation of new opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship for the youth, rapid development of rural and urban infrastructure and a feel of sensitive administration for the people: with this, it is dedicated to the people of the state.

Budget at a glance(Rs. In Crore)
 Sl. 2020-212021-22
 1Total Receipts96,09197,145
 2Total Expenditure95,65097,106
 3Revenue Expenditure81,40083,028
 4Capital Expenditure13,81413,839
 5Revenue Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)2,431-3,702
 6Fiscal Deficit11,51817,461


\Status of economy

As per the quick estimate, 5.12 percent growth is expected in the State’s GDP against 5.32 percent (projected initially) in 2019-20 at constant price. This is higher than 4.2 percent growth at national level.

In the year 2020-21, the agriculture sector is projected to grow at

4.61 percent, industrial sector at (-) 5.2 percent and service sector at 0.75 percent. The growth in these sectors is satisfactory as compared to 3.4 percent, (-) 9.6 percent and (-) 8.8 percent respectively at national level.

State’s gross domestic product (GSDP), at current prices, is estimated to increase from 3,44,955 crore in the year 2019-20 to 3,50,270 crore in 2020-21, which is 1.54 percent more than previous year. State’s gross domestic product is much better compared to a decline of (-) 7.7 percent at national level.

The per capita income is estimated at Rs 1,04,943 in year 2020-21 as compared to 1,05,089 in 2019-20, which is only 0.14 percent lesser to previous year. The national level per capita income, during same period, is projected to decline by 5.41 percent.

In Union Budget 2021-22, share in central taxes for the state has decreased by 4,128 crore as compared to budget provision of current year 2020-21.

\H-Holistic Development

First letter of word HEIGHT, H is indicative of Holistic Development. Farmers, workers, forest-dwelling brothers, mothers and children are equally benefited from this overall development. This concept of development ensures modernization of big cities alongwith better basic facilities in villages of remote inaccessible areas. In the process of development, we encourage the use of modern technology for good governance, as well as make full efforts to preserve our culture and traditions to keep them thriving.

For the prevention of Corona infection, additional budget of 670 crores made available to Health Department. 6 RT-PCR labs and 18 TrueNAT labs were established for testing immediately. 30 Covid dedicated hospitals and 178 Covid Care Centers were established for treatment of corona infected patients.

Godhan Nyay Yojana implemented to convertGobar(cowdung)into Godhan (cow-wealth). There is a provision of 175 crores in scheme.

Rural Industrial Park will be set up in rural areas, a la Pauni-Pasari scheme in urban areas, to convert a plurality of specific creative arts into empolyment opportunities, in different areas of the state. Facility of operation and marketing of traditional business activities will be available here.

C-Mart stores will be set up inside and outside the state to provide all Chhattisgarhi products under one roof. Local agricultural products of Chhattisgarh like Dheki ka Kuta rice, edible oil extracted from Ghani, Kodo, Kutki, from maize to all kinds of pulses, variety of forest produces,like tamarind, mahua, harra, bahera, amla, honey and products made from them like terracotta, bellmetal, bamboo crafts, leather crafts, iron crafts, Kosa silk and Chhattisgarhi cuisines will be available in these stores and will be known as unique Chhattisgarhi brands. Arrangements will also be made to provide more dividends to local producers through the scheme.

Justice to Farmers

Provision of 5,703 crores for Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.

Provision of 150 crore under CHIRAAG scheme for nutrition and improvement of economic condition of farmers in selected 7 development blocks of 7 tribal dominated districts of Bastar division and 14 blocks of Mungeli district.

Provision of 2,500 crores for free power supply to agricultural pumps under Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana. Approximate 5.50 lakh farmers will be benefited.

Provision of 150 crores for the energization of agricultural pumps.

31,712 solar pumps under Solar Sujala scheme have been installed so far since formation of the government. 530 crore provision in this budget.

Target to distribute short term agricultural loans of 5,900 crores to farmers at zero interest rate. Provision of 275 crores for payment of interest subvention.

This year, a target has been set to provide grants for multi-year fruit orchids in 5,000 hectare area, vegetable production in 4,500 hectare and

floriculture in 1300 hectare area. Provision of 495 crores in the budget for horticultural crops.

\Justice to Cattle-Ranchers

Godhan Nyay Yojana has been launched to make Gothans employment-oriented. Gothan committees have paid 80 crore to cattle ranchers to buy cow dung at 2 Rs/Kg.

SHGs have prepared 71,300 quintal vermi compost from cow dung so far.

At present, about 60,000 members of 7,841 Self-Help Groups have earned income of Rs 942 lakh from vermi compost production, community vegetation, cow-dung lamps etc.

Provision of 175 crores for Gothan Yojana.

\Justice to Fishermen

To promote fisheries, it will be accorded the same status as agriculture. 171.20 Crore provision for fisheries activities in the budget.

In view of possibilities of employment in fisheries sector, provision of

  • crores to fishermen for constructing ponds on their own land.

More than 2 lakh fishermen are being provided employment by developing 95 percent of the available water areas for fisheries.

\Justice to Traditional Workers

Telghani Development Board, Leather Craftsman Development Board, Iron Craftsman Development Board and Rajak-kar Development Board will be set up to revive rural business skills.

More than 50,000 beneficiaries have got employment in Kosa farming and textile manufacturing. 60,000 families have got employment through handloom weaving.

  1. In view of employment potential in lac farming, it’s been accorded the agriculture status for convenience of interest free loan.

Support to Workers

  1. For the purpose of online maintenance of data related to workers registered under the Unorganized Workers Safety and Welfare Board and


to provide quick benefits of various schemes, various App designing and State level Help-Desk Centers will be set up.

  • Provision of 61 crore for welfare of unorganized workers, contract laborers, cleaning workers and domestic working women.
  • Provision of 56 crore for State Insurance Hospital Scheme and 48 crore for Employees State Insurance Hospitals.
  • A new justice scheme will be started to assist rural agricultural landless laborers.

Assistance to Forest Dwellers

  1. So far, 4 lakh 36,619 individual forest rights documents have been distributed, including 24,827 new forest rights papers.
  • The benefit of Kisan Nyaya Yojana has been extended this year to forest dwellers holding forest rights papers, by according them the same status as farmers.
  • In a special initiative by the state government for the first time, 2,175 community forest maintenance rights have been given to Gram Sabhas. Plantation of fruitful trees on forest land distributed in the form of Community Forest Charter will be encouraged.
  • During the current season, 4.74 lakh quintals of 52 types of minor forest produce have been collected at a minimum support price of Rs 112 crore. According to the data released by TRIFED New Delhi,

Chhattisgarh ranks first among states for purchasing minor forest produce at minimum support price.

  • Kodo, Kutki and Ragi will be procured in scheduled areas of the state, like other minor forest produce, at minimum support price.
  • “Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendu Leaf Collectors Social Security Scheme” has been launched to provide protection to 12.50 lakh TenduLeaf Collector families in the event of accidental death or accident. There is a provision of 13 crores for this.
  • Provision of 359 crores for local development programs and 170 crores for development of basic amenities in tribal areas


Support to Journalists

  1. In case of accidental death of journalists, the amount of assistance given is increased from 2 lakhs to 5 lakhs.

Nutrition and Safety for Women and Children

  1. Kaushalya Maternity Scheme will be launched to improve thenutrition of women. State will give a lump sum assistance of Rs 5 thousand at the time of birth of second girl child.
  • Provision of 47 crores in budget for Integrated Child Protection Scheme for child care, safety and protection related works.
  • Provision of 732 crores in special nutritional food scheme, 39 crores for improvement and construction of Anganwadis.

Assistance to the Elderly and Differently-abled

  1. For monthly pension to destitute and elderly, provision of 343 crore in Social Security Pension Scheme, 190 crore in National Old Age Pension Scheme and 170 crore in Chief Minister Pension Scheme.
  • Provision of 70 crores in Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme and 98 crores in Sukhad Sahara Pension Scheme.
  • Provision of 12 crores in Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme.
  • Provision of 2 crore for construction of integrated new building with facilities for various institutions for differently abled.
  • Provision of Rs 75 lakh for setting up helpline and redressal of grievances of senior citizens.
  • Provision of 1.5 crore for the establishment of Adarsh Rehabilitation Center at all five divisional headquarters.
  • Provision of 3.13 crore for the establishment of ‘Half Way Home’ in Raipur and Durg for rehabilitation and training of persons treated withmental illness.
  • Ashram-cum-Rehabilitation Center will be set up for rehabilitation of third gender persons. For this, a provision of 76 lakh has been kept in the budget. This will be the first center of its kind in the country.


Modernization of Cities

  1. Provision of 10 crores in the Mukhyamantri Mitan Yojana for the home access service of various government services.
  • Under Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme, 60 mobile ambulances and Dai-Didi clinics are being operated in 14 municipal corporations. Through this, the facility of free trial, treatment and drug distribution is being provided. There is a provision of 50 crores in budget.
  • Chhattisgarh has been receiving the award for being the cleanest state in the country for two consecutive years. Dedicating it to thecleanliness didis, their honorarium has been increased from 5,000 to 6,000 rupees.
  • By upgrading SLRM centers, 377 Godhan Nyay-cum-Cow Dung Purchase Centers are being set up in the urban bodies.
  • In order to provide better housing to urban poor families, “Mor Zameen-Mor Makaan” and “Mor Makaan-Mor Chinhari” schemes havebeen awarded by Government of India in January 2021. There is a provision of 457 crores under Housing Scheme for All.
  • As of December 2018, 23,876 tap connections were given for clean drinking water in 9 cities included in Amrit Yojana. This number has now increased to one and a half lakh. Provision of 220 crores for Amrit Mission Scheme.
  • Provision of 482 crores for infrastructure development works in urban areas, and 119 crores for water augmentation schemes.
  • Provision in budget for water supply system in 16 new villages included in the Bilaspur Municipal Corporation area.

Village Development: Availability of Livelihood and Basic Facilities

  1. Provision of 1,603 crore in budget for Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Scheme.
  • Provision of 400 crores under Chhattisgarh State Rural Livelihood Mission.
  • Chhattisgarh has got first place in Rurban ranking released by Government of India. Provision of 100 crores in budget for the scheme.


  • 70 percent houses out of 10.97 lakh sanctioned houses have been completed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural). Chhattisgarh ranks second in the implementation of scheme. Provision of 1,500crores for this scheme in this budget.
  • Chhattisgarh has got second position in the category of ODF plus panchayats. State has received a performance grant of 68.42 crore forexcellent works in the field of cleanliness.
  • Provision of 400 crores for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) scheme.
  • Provision of 2,067 crore under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
  • Mukhyamantri Dharsa Development Scheme is being started toconvert dharsa into pucca road to facilitate farmers to access the fields. There is a provision of 10 crores in budget for this.
  • Water conservation work will be done by selecting 441 drains at a cost of 392 crore in forest areas from CAMPA.

Encouraging Modern Technology

  1. Provision of 236 crore has been made for expansion of electronics and information technology services.
  • To prevent illegal mining of minerals, mining surveillance system has been implemented through modern space technology and remote sensing image.

Development of Art, Culture and Tourism in Chhattisgarh

  1. Separate Directorate of Archaeological Department will be set up to give impetus to study, discovery and maintenance of archaeological heritage of State.
  • Along with construction of archives building for digitization and display of records related to Chhattisgarh, digitization and mobile app will be developed. There is a provision of 6 crores in budget for this.
  • Chhattisgarh Culture Council has been formed for the preservationand promotion of various arts and disciplines in the state.
  • Chhattisgarh Cultural Zone to be constructed on the lines of BharatBhawan, Bhopal in Nava Raipur.
  • Provision of 1 crore for construction of a human museum for displaying order of human development, living, festivals, ancient art, traditional genres.
  • Provision of 2 crore for short film, documentary and other works for conservation & promotion of Chhattisgarhi folk art and dances.
  • A grant of up to 5 lakh will be given for construction and preservation of Devguri site, a symbol of faith in tribal culture.
  • Provision of 6 crores for construction of the Shaheed Veeranarayan Singh Memorial and Museum and for the demonstration work of lifestyle of tribes.
  • Provision of 5 crores for arranging display of tribal culture in gallery of newly constructed tribal museum.
  1. In view of reverence and popularity of general public towards Sri Ram Van Gaman Tourism Circuit, Provision of 30 crores to give impetus to the identified works.

Conservation and Development of Natural Resources

  1. Provision of 206 crores for improvement work of degraded forests in an area of 36 thousand hectares. Provision of 7 crores for plantation of 15 lakh plants under river bank plantation program for conservation of rivers.

E-Education (Education – Equal Opportunity for All)

  1. To provide quality education through English medium to children in government schools, the scheme of Swami Atmanand English Medium Schools has been started. There is a provision in budget for 119 newEnglish medium schools.
  • A national level boarding school will be set up in Nava Raipur on self-financing model.
  • Provision of 01 crore for setting up B.Ed. College in Kanker.
  • Provision of 5.85 crore as new item for Padhna Likhna Abhiyan.
  • 7 new colleges will be set up in Village Nagpur District Korea, Village Sanna District Jashpur, Village Bankimangra District Korba, Village Nawagaon Nava Raipur, Risali District Durg, Saragaon District Janjgir Champa and Naveen Kanya College in Surajpur, Balrampur and Gobra Nawapara District Raipur.
  • New graduate courses in 14 colleges & post-graduate courses in 15 colleges will be started .
  • Provision of 6.80 crore for setting up of boys & girls hostel in Manpur, Balrampur, Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Mahasamund, Korba, Dantewada, Sukma, Bijapur.
  • One new pre-matric boys & girls hostel for Backward Classes will be set up in Balrampur and one pre-matric Scheduled Caste Boys Hostel in Patan District Durg.
  • Provision of 372 crores for operation of hostels for students belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and 281 crores for construction works under Gurukul Upgradation Scheme.
  1. New buildings will be constructed for government colleges in Nikum district Durg, Bhatagaon district Raipur, Watgan district Balodabazar, Amadi district Dhamtari, Chirko district Mahasamund and Narharpur district Kanker.
  1. New ITIs at Village Tekari, Block Arang and Village Navara Development Block Takhatpur will be set up.
  1. Provision of 1 crore 80 lakh for establishment of an innovation hub in the campus of Chhattisgarh Regional Science Center and 20.55 crore for furniture, machines & equipment in 40 polytechnic institutions.

I-Infrastructure (Infrastructure – Supplemets of Development) Roadway

  1. Chhattisgarh Road and Infrastructure Development Corporation will undertake construction of 3,900 km long roads & bridges at a cost of 5,225 crore. Provision of 150 crores as assistance to corporation for this.
  • Provision of 100 crores in budget under Mukhyamantri Sugam Sadak Yojna.
  • Construction of 24 routes of 826 km length is under progress in Phase-
  • project with Asian Development Bank assistance. 31 roads of 1,275 km length are being surveyed under Phase-4 ADB project. Provision of 940 crore in budget for these projects.
  • Road Safety Construction Scheme is being started for road safety to reduce loss of life and property due to vehicle accidents. Necessary provision in budget for this.
  • Provision of 102 crores for construction of 12 new railway over bridges & under bridges and 151 new medium bridges under Jawahar Setu Yojana. Provision of 310 crore for construction of 6 state roads, 5urban routes, 20 main district roads and 435 rural roads. Provision of 92 crores for construction of 119 rural roads under NABARD’s Rural Infrastructure Development Fund.
  • Provision of 12 crores in budget for construction of 104 roads & 16 bridges for providing better traffic facilities to Naxal-affected rural areas.


  1. Efforts are being made to connect Ambikapur area by air soon and provision for construction of airstrip in Korea district in this year’s budget.


  1. Ground Water Conservation Fund will be created to implement ground water promotion works on priority basis. The amount of water collected from industries using ground water and industries using water as raw material will be deposited in this fund.
  • Provision of 152 crore in budget for 4 major irrigation projects Arpa-Bhainsajhar, Kelo reservoir, Rajiv Samoda Nisada diversion and Sondhur reservoir.
  • Provision for 4 micro irrigation schemes, 5 solar micro irrigation schemes and 8 lift irrigation schemes in budget.
  • Provision of 70 crores in budget for rehabilitation and improvement of major, medium and small dams.
  • Ahiran-Kharang Link, Chapratola Feeder Reservoir, Rehar Atem (Zinc) Link Project will be implemented by Chhattisgarh Infrastructure Development Corporation. For this, there is a provision of 5 crore assistance to the corporation.

Clean drinking water

  1. A target has been set to supply pure drinking water to 45.48 lakh rural households of state through tap connections by year 2023.
  • Provision of 850 crores in Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme to provide tap collection facilities to households for drinking water.
  • Provision of 106 crores for maintenance of tube wells and 32 crores in rural water supply scheme by pipes and 70 crores for supply of drinking water in villages.
  • Provision of 45 crores for new water supply schemes in urban areas.
  • Provision of 11 crore in Minimata Amritdhara Nal Yojana and 10 crore for tubewell mining in Gothans.


  1. For establishment of new foodpark, identification of land in 110 development blocks and occupation of land in 45 development blocks has been received by Industries Department. Provision of 50 crores for this.
  • In order to promote establishment of forest produce, herbal and food processing industries in backward areas, new Industrial Policy 2019-24 provides for Vananchal Udyog Package.
  • Gems & Jewelery Park is being established on 10 acres of land in Pandri District Raipur on public-private partnership basis at a cost of 350 crores.
  • Provision of 65 crores for establishment of new industrial areas and 10 crores for upgradation of infrastructure in industrial areas.


  1. Provision of 45 crores in Chief Minister Majra-tola Electrification Scheme to reach power lines to remaining mercury-tolons of electrified villages.
  • In order to provide irrigation facilities to fields situated on banks of rivers, work of extension of power line along rivers will be done.
  • Provision of 25 crores for construction of new substation, transformer capacity addition and line expansion works under Chief Minister’s Power Infrastructure Development Scheme.
  • Provision of 50 crores in SCADA scheme for supervisory control in industrial areas.
  • Provision of 100 crores in Chief Minister Urban Electrification Scheme for electrification works of urban areas.

Agricultural infrastructure

  1. An exhibition plant will be set up in village Godhi district Bemetra for research work on bio-ethanol production. Raw materials like surplus paddy or maize will be used for the production of biofuels in plant.
  • New Energy Education Park will be set up in village Patan district fort. Rural people will be encouraged to use alternative energy in various works of agricultural work and daily life through Energy Education Park.
  • Keeping in view the convenience of farmers, 725 new committees have been formed by reorganizing the Primary Agricultural Credit Cooperative Society. In this way, the number of committees in state has increased from 1,333 to 2,048.
  • Provision of Rs 3.63 crore for lump sum assistance of 50,000 rupees to each committee for paddy procurement and other arrangements.
  • For protection of paddy, 7,556 platforms have been constructed in cooperative societies under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA scheme.

G-Governance (Administration-sensitive and effective)

To make administration sensitive, strong, accountable and effective, new units are being formed by dividing large administrative units on the basis of area and population.

Revenue administration

  1. 11 new tehsils and 5 new subdivisions will be formed in this budget. Formation of new tehsils 1. Saragaon, 2. Nandaghat, 3. Suhela, 4. Sipat, 5. Biharpur, 6. Chando, 7. Raghunathpur, 8. Siriya, 9. Chahal, 10. Ajgarbahar, 11. Barpali and Subdivision Offices. Formation will be done in 1. Lohandiguda, 2. Bhaiyathan, 3. Pali, 4. Marwahi and 5. Tekpal.
  • Computerized copies of Khasra Panchasala and B-1 will be provided to the patwaris. This will facilitate the matching of records on the spot and in Girdawari work. Provision of 3 crores for this.
  • Monthly stationery allowance payable to the patwaris will be increased by Rs 250. Provision of 3.48 crore in budget for this.
  • New rain gauge centers will be set up in all tehsils. Provision of 1.5 crore in budget for this.

5. Drone based survey of rural population area under ownership plan . Police administration

  1. ‘Bastar Tigers’ special force will be formed in all districts of Bastar division. Priority will be given to local youths from inside villages in the force.
  • Police forces will be benefitted of information about inner area and forest of youth during the anti-Naxal operation. There is a provision of 92 crores for the recruitment of 2,800 persons in the police.
  • Provision of 1 crore 35 lakh for creation of 20 new posts for establishment of cyber forensic lab in state police headquarters.
  • In Raipur-West and Janjgir-Champa for effective civil security system and to speed up Naxal operations, new offices of a total of 5 additional Superintendents of Police will be set up in Manpur District Rajnandgaon, Bijapur (Naxal Operation) and Bhanupratappur District Kanker.
  • Residential buildings of police personnel will be constructed at Gorella-Pendra-Marwahi.
  • 10 police checkpost buildings will be constructed in the state.
  • Provision in budget for approval of 2,200 new posts of women home guards for protection of girls residing in girls hostels and ashrams.
  • Provision of Rs. 1.42 crore for creation of 48 new posts required to upgrade Sub Jails in District Narayanpur and District Bijapur into District Jail and new Sub Jail in Bhatapara.
  • 10 barracks of 50 undertrials capacity each will be constructed in 06 jails of the state.
  1. To motivate government servants who have performed well, a scheme will be started to reward them with State Civil Service Medal and State Police Service Medal.

H-Health (Health: Healthy Body – Biggest Wealth)

Keeping the promise of universal health services, efforts have been made to upgrade health centers in urban and rural areas of the state, development of modern facilities as well as access to health services to various settlements.

  1. Provision of 63 new posts and provision of 01 crore for establishment of Virology Lab in 09 Government Medical Colleges.
  • Provision of Rs. 01 crore for upgradation of Community Health Center Ramanujganj in 100 bed-hospital and Community Health Center Rakhi (Nava Raipur) in 50-bed hospital with approval of additional posts.
  • Provision of Rs 1.50 crore for establishment of new community health center in village Sanna, district Jashpur and Shivrinarayan, district Janjgir-Champa and 30 bed hospital in Risali area of Bhilai.
  • Free health checkup, medical facility and distribution of medicines are being made available to villagers through Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Clinic Scheme in Vananchal and remote areas. For this, there is a provision of 13 crores in the budget.
  • Provision of 300 crore for construction of new medical colleges Kanker, Korba and Mahasamund is in the budget.
  • Provision of 17.50 crore for construction of 25 sub-health centers, 10 primary health centers and 02 community health centers.
  • Chandulal Chandrakar Memorial Medical College, Durg will be turned into Government Medical College.

T-Transformation (change: for the governance-public)

The pride of local festivals, which were getting extinct, like Hareli, Teeja-Pora, Gaura-Gauri, Matar and Govardhan Pooja has beenrestored by organizing these festivals as public events .

  1. The faith in Chhattisgarh Mahtari has been turned into a living form by according the status of State Anthem to the song “Arpa Pairi Ke Dhar” composed by Acharya Narendra Dev Verma, .
  • Similarly, public sentiments have been honored by announcing public holidays on festivals like Mata Karma Jayanti, World Tribal Day, Chhath Puja.
  • Arrangements have been made to take administration to the people by improving the tradition of public walking to the government offices.
  • Efforts are being made at a rapid pace to change the capital of Chhattisgarh, Nava Raipur from a forest of concrete to a vibrant

populated city. Provision of 355 crore in budget for implementation of various schemes of Nava Raipur.

7. Budget Estimate for Year 2021-22

7.1 Total revenue receipts for year 2021-22 are estimated at 79,325 crores. Out of this, the state’s revenue is 35,000 crores and receipt from center is 44,325 crores.

7.2 The estimated gross expenditure for year 2021-22 is 1,05,213 crore. The net expenditure is estimated at 97,106 crore after deducting the repayment of loans and recoveries from gross expenditure. Revenue expenditure is 83,028 crore and capital expenditure is 13,839 crore. Capital expenditure is 14 percent of total expenditure in year 2021-22.

7.3 Provision of 38 percent for social sector, 39 percent for economic sector and 23 percent for general services sector.

8. Fiscal Status

8.1 Revenue Deficit of 3,702 crore has been estimated in the budget.

8.2 Fiscal deficit is estimated at 17,461 crore, which is 4.56 percent of State’s gross domestic product.

8.3 Total expenditure for the year 2021-22 is estimated at 97,106 crores as against the total receipts of 97,145 crores. Savings of 39 crores is estimated as a result of these financial transactions. The budget deficit of 1,916 crore is estimated at the end of year 2021-22, including anticipated deficit of 1,095 crore for year 2020-21.

9. Tax proposal

There is no new tax proposal for 2021-22.

Budget (2021-22) At a Glance
Particulars  Amount (Rs. Crore) 
Total Receipts97,145 
Total Expenditure97,106 
Total Fiscal Deficit  17,461 (4.56 percent of GSDP) 
Particulars  Value
Revenue Expenditure 83,028 (85.50%) 
Capital Expenditure 13,839 (14.50%) 
Development for ST Areas 34% 
Development for SC Areas 13% 
Social Sector Expenditure 38% 
Economics Sector Expenditure 39% 
Details of Social Sector Expenditure
Particulars  Value
School Education 15.9 % 
Scheduled Caste & Scheduled 2.4 % 
Tribe Development    
Health 5.9 % 
Women & Child Development 2.3 % 
Details of Economic Sector Expenditure
Particulars  Value
Food And Civil Supplies  5.0 % 
Panchayat & Rural Development 9.1 % 
Public Works 6.6 % 
Irrigation 2.9 % 


Economic Growth

Economic Survey Year 2020-21 – Advance estimates (at constant prices)

Growth RateChhattisgarhNational Level
Economic Growth Rate(-)1.77 %(-)7.7 %
Agriculture4.61%3.4 %
Industry(-)5.28 %(-)9.6 %
Service0.75 %(-)8.8 %
Per Capita IncomeRs. 1,04,943
(at current prices)(Decline of 0.14%)


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